The cloud-based platform developed by iHear Medical empowers consumers with clinically effective hearing solutions at a fraction of the cost of conventional products. With pricing for 100% digital hearing aids under $300 per device, the company brings the cost of advanced hearing aids in line with prescription eyeglasses.
Adnan Shennib, president and CEO of iHear Medical, commented: "We are excited to work with Flex to deliver products with the highest standards. Through collaboration with Flex and other global suppliers, iHear Medical plans to scale up sales in the United States before launching in China and other global markets in 2017."
Sumir Kapur, senior vice president in Flex's Consumer Technology Group, added: "We are thrilled that iHear Medical is joining the list of leading technology companies that have partnered with Flex for production of their unique and innovative products. We look forward to a fruitful partnership as we begin the process of manufacturing their high-end hearing aid."
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About iHear Medical
iHear Medical is a venture-backed firm dedicated to addressing the global need for affordable and accessible hearing solutions. iHear Medical's new products and business models are intended to break through persisting barriers preventing people with hearing loss from using hearing aids. iHear Medical is pioneering the world's first web-enabled hearing solutions, and was founded by Adnan Shennib, who has started and led the development at several Silicon Valley firms, including InSound Medical, which was acquired by Sonova-Phonak in 2010 in a deal totaling $169M. Shennib's innovations received major recognition including the Medical Device Excellence Award, and were featured in major media outlets including CNN, New York Times, USA Today and Inc. Magazine. For more information on iHear Medical, visit: www.ihearmedical.com
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